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February 14, 2017
Winter Pile Burning at Tuzigoot National Monument
The National Park Service will burn piles of woody debris at Tuzigoot National Monument. The burn date will occur between Feb 28th and March 2nd and will be dependent on weather. The piles of debris consist of invasive plants removed during hazardous fuels reduction projects south and west of Tavasci Marsh over the past few years.

January 18, 2017
Sacred Scarlets to Hold Monthly Demonstration at Tuzigoot
For over 1000 years, Scarlet macaws have dazzled people of the southwest. Their brilliantly colored plumage and large size inspire curiosity in all who gaze upon them.

January 12, 2017
Polar Bear Star Party at Tuzigoot National Monument
Clarkdale, AZ – Join us Saturday, January 28th at Tuzigoot National Monument for a celebration of archeology and the night sky. Because the sky turns dark early and there is no heat distortion, winter is the best season for star gazing. We encourage visitors to dress for cold weather. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own mugs so they may enjoy free hot chocolate and hot apple cider! Our evening will begin at 6:00 pm with a presentation on archaeoastronomy.

December 29, 2016
Verde Valley National Monuments to Offer Fee Free Admission on 10 Days in 2017
There are 10 more reasons to enjoy Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments in 2017! The parks will offer free admission to all on 10 days in 2017.

December 28, 2016
Verde Valley National Monuments Celebrate NPS Centennial Accomplishments
 As the National Park Service embarks on its second century of service, Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments are celebrating the significant accomplishments of its centennial celebration and engagement with the Find Your Park /Encuentra Tu Parque initiative.

December 15, 2016
VERDE VALLEY NATIONAL MONUMENTS TO BE CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well, and Tuzigoot National Monuments will be closed on December 25th, 2016.

October 18, 2016
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot to Commemorate Native American Heritage Month
In honor of Native peoples' contributions to American culture, Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will host special events each weekend in November to commemorate National Native American Heritage Month.

October 18, 2016
TUZIGOOT NATIONAL MONUMENT BACK TO WINTER HOURS
Tuzigoot National Monument will begin winter operational hours beginning October 30, 2016. The monument will be open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm every day and closed on Christmas Day.

October 04, 2016
Tuzigoot Health and Wellness Fair Schedule of Speakers
Free health screenings, therapeutic massages, informational programs and other educational activities will highlight the Tuzigoot Health and Wellness Fair, October 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 15, 2016
BIRD WALKS AT MONTEZUMA WELL AND TUZIGOOT
Beginning in October of 2016 and continuing through May of 2017, Montezuma Well and Tuzigoot National Monument will be hosting bird walks.

September 13, 2016
All National Parks FREE for Public Lands Day
On Saturday, September 24th, Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will waive entrance fees in honor of Public Lands Day.

September 08, 2016
Tuzigoot Health and Wellness Fair
The National Park Service would like to invite the public to the first ever Tuzigoot Health and Wellness Fair on October 15th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

August 12, 2016
ART IN THE PARK AND STAR PARTY AT TUZIGOOT NATIONAL MONUMENT
Join us Saturday, September 3rd at Tuzigoot National Monument for a celebration of art and the night sky.

June 14, 2016
2016 Fire Restrictions in Effect
Effective June 15th, 2016 at 8:00 A.M., the National Park Service at Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will implement fire restrictions, comparable to those currently in effect within Yavapai County.

June 02, 2016
NEW HOURS FOR TUZIGOOT NATIONAL MONUMENT
Beginning June 12, 2016, until further notice, Tuzigoot National Monument is changing the closing time from 5:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The park will still open at 8:00 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

May 20, 2016
CELEBRATE NATIONAL TRAILS DAY
The National Park Service would like to invite the public to a free, guided-hike of Tavasci Marsh to celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

May 13, 2016
star party 2016 at tuzigoot national monument
Clarkdale, AZ – Celebrate the night sky with us! On May 28th, 2016, The National Park Service and The Astronomers of the Verde Valley would like to invite the public to Tuzigoot National Monument to explore the skies. The star party will begin at 8:00pm with a presentation on Southern Sinagua Astronomy with Ken Zoll of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center. Telescopes will be open for public viewing from 8:30-10:00 pm. Arts and crafts activities will also be provided for our young astronomers. Night time activities are FREE!

March 29, 2016
Pile Burning at Tuzigoot National Monument
The National Park Service will burn piles of woody debris on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Tuzigoot National Monument, depending on weather conditions. The piles of debris consist of invasive plants removed during hazardous fuels reduction projects south and west of Tavasci Marsh over the past few years.

March 28, 2016
SciTech Events at Verde Valley National Monuments
The National Park Service, in association with the Verde Valley Science and Technology committee is pleased to offer three different events on Saturday April 2nd, 2016. Please use these opportunities to come learn more about the cultural and natural resources of our three sites.

March 10, 2016
Montezuma Castle National Monument Receives Transportation Grant From The National Park Foundation
Montezuma Castle National Monument is one of 113 national parks selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The Ticket to Ride grant program is designed to provide the opportunity for youth to visit our local monuments by providing funds for transportation and activities.

March 10, 2016
Montezuma Castle National Monument Receives Field Trip Grant From The National Park Foundation
Montezuma Castle National Monument is one of 186 federal sites selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The grant is designed to provide funding for local fourth grade classes to visit Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well and Tuzigoot national monuments and receive their free fourth grade annual park passes.

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 219
Camp Verde, AZ 86322

Phone:

(928) 634-5564
Our voice line is answered during business hours in the Tuzigoot Visitor Center.

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